template

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
template

Plural
templates

A template for drawing circles.
  1. (countable) A template is a model or base which you can use as a starting point to make other objects.
    I used the template with holes for letters to write that message neatly.

Verb[change]

Plain form
template

Third-person singular
templates

Past tense
templated

Past participle
templated

Present participle
templating

  1. (transitive) If you template something, you make it or set it up using a template.
  2. (transitive) If you template something, you make a guide or pattern for creating it.
    He templated a circle by writing rules for making circles and providing an example circle to copy.